BODY BALANCE YOGA PRACTICE GUIDE
Written and developed by renowned yoga therapist and teacher trainer Jenny Otto (E-RYT500, CYT, C-IAYT, KMI Certified), the Body Balance Yoga Practice Guide is designed as a supplement for in-between classes and as a visual reference tool for teachers. The follow-along photographs take you step-by-step through the poses and are excellent resources for sequencing your home practice or for use while on the road. A great source of inspiration to help you cultivate your own personal practice, this guide allows you to tailor your practice to accommodate your schedule, your ability and your energy level for the day. It includes more than 200 color photos demonstrating poses and sequences that build upon one another (Warm-Ups, Feet & Toe Exercises, Tennis Ball Exercises, Level I, Level I / II, Level II, Level II / III, Hip Flow Vinyasas, Yoga for Core Stability, American In Paris & American in Germany). Poses are listed in both Sanskrit & English. Its spiral binding assures easy use while practicing.
Jenny Otto (E-RYT500, CYT, C-IAYT, KMI Certified), innovative yoga teacher, celebrated yoga therapist and structural integrator, has been a movement educator for more than 30 years, teaching and developing wellness and exercise programs since 1980. As founder of Body Balance Yoga, she is nationally-known for her in-depth understanding of anatomy and therapeutics investigating the domains of functional rehabilitation, biomechanics and the nervous system. Along with warmth, humor and creativity, she brings a detailed knowledge in working with injuries and special conditions to her classes. She founded and continues to teach Washington DC area’s first Yoga Therapy Class for Special Conditions and Injuries. Jenny has studied with yoga master teachers including Stan Andrzejewski, Mary Dunn, John Schumacher, Victor Van Kooten, among many others and has also studied with Thomas Myers, Hubert Godard, osteopaths, chiropractors, rolfers, dancers and movement educators to develop her unique and innovative approach to physical well-being and pain management. She teaches weekly yoga classes and maintains an active structural integration practice in the greater Annapolis, Maryland area. Her unending quest to bring a deeper understanding of the body to her students and to the teachers she trains, takes Jenny Otto around the world. She generously shares the depth of her knowledge and discoveries and her love of yoga as she travels both nationally and abroad leading retreats and teaching workshops, teacher trainings and therapy trainings and certifying teachers in Body Balance Yoga and as yoga therapists.
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Spiral-bound / 11" x 8.5" / 16 pages
Full color with 200+ photographs
Published by Body Balance Yoga, Inc.